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Hot flashes, upper-left abdominal pain

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • March 30, 2007
  • 04:05 AM

I have been experiencing the following for a year now 1. Very hot flashes on my back , shoulders and neck. Made worse by eating 2. Upper and lower left abdominal pain 3. Changes in taste - sweet to bitter 4. Severe headaches and general weakness. Tests performed so far include: 1. CT scan of abdomen 2. Upper endoscopy 3. Colonoscopy 4. Echocardiogram 5. X-ray of head 6.24 hr- 5-HIAA urine test for carcinoid 7. Blood serotonin level test for carcinoid 8. Pancreas, Liver tests 9. Thyroid level test 10. Numerous blood tests. I still do not have a diagnosis. I am running out of money fast. Please help!!!

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